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Janice Crane

Janice Crane

Historic Preservation Track, 2nd year graduate student



Janice came to the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology from the sunshine state. She completed a BA in Religious Studies (Philosophy) and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Central Florida.



Janice's academic interests include Folklore and Medicine and Vernacular Architecture. 

Janice's graduate assistantship is at the Kentucky Museum, where she works with the Education Curator to develop and direct public programming and materials such as field trips, large community events, new exhibits, art workshops, lesson plans, and traveling trunks.

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Janice's work at the Kentucky Museum.  


This past summer, Janice served on the Advance Team for the Allen County Folklife and Oral History Project. Her work there included addressing community organizations and making initial contacts with people who would like to participate in the project as it takes off over the next two years. She continues her work on the Core Team both as a group leader for the cultural conservation class and as the Hire Memorial Lecturer this upcoming spring.


Janice interning this summer with the Allen County Folklife and Oral History Project.  


Fun factoids:

In her spare time, Janice enjoys knitting, cooking, hiking, and the internet.

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